Hiring Process

Wildwood School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available persons in every job. Wildwood School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, gender identity, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation. Wildwood School also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:

Employees Students
Alberto Duarte Karen Dye
Director of Human Resource         
Director of Equity and Inclusion
aduarte@wildwood.org kdye@wildwood.org
(310) 806-4531 (310) 806-4505


Wildwood School
11811 Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90064
12201 Washington Place, Los Angeles, CA 90066

For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at OCR@ed.gov or 800-421-3481.

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If you believe you are qualified for an open position, please fill out an application and email it with a cover letter and resume to the appropriate contact person. Qualified candidates will be granted a preliminary interview. Finalists generally are invited for a full-day interview.

Teaching candidates will be matched with a host teacher, who will provide helpful guidance before and during the visit. Candidates are interviewed by students, teachers, and administrators. Each teaching candidate delivers a sample lesson and observes classes. This process provides a sense of a typical day at Wildwood and is structured to help both the candidate and the school determine if the fit is right.

Unless otherwise indicated in the job description, please send a cover letter, resume, and application to the following:

Elementary school positions: Send materials to Adriana Gonzalez

Middle school positions: Send materials to Christina McCrary

Upper school positions: Send materials to Christina McCrary

Administrative positions: Send materials to Alberto Duarte

Compensation

Compensation packages at Wildwood School are competitive. Teachers at Wildwood School participate in a four-tiered compensation model. Those new to Wildwood, no matter their experience, are placed in band one, with an opportunity to move to band two some time after two years. Faculty members remain in band two, the most common band where many will spend their careers, for at least six years. Bands three and four are reserved for senior members of the faculty who have participated in a rigorous process that ties their performance to the standards that research and experience have shown to be most relevant to student learning.

All full-time employees—faculty and non-teaching staff—have access to generous benefits that include medical, dental, vision, retirement, long term disability, and life insurance. More detailed information regarding contributions to retirement funding, specifics about medical plans, and the like are available upon request.


K–12th grades, authentically progressive since 1971.

Elementary School

12201 Washington Place
Los AngelesCA 90066
(310) 397-3134

Middle and Upper School

11811 Olympic Boulevard
Los AngelesCA 90064
(310) 478-7189


Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students
Wildwood School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, gender identity, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation. Wildwood School also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:

Employees
       
Students
Alberto Duarte
 
Karen Dye
Director of Human Resources
 
Director of Equity and Inclusion
aduarte@wildwood.org
 
kdye@wildwood.org
(310) 806-4531    
 
(310) 806-4505

Wildwood School
11811 Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90064
12201 Washington Place, Los Angeles, CA 90066

For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at OCR@ed.gov or 800-421-3481.
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